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- Points: 400
- Reviews: 9
I LOVE this cleanser. I have combination skin so my problem is having dry skin after cleansing, or having really greasy areas on my t-zone. This cleanser does a good job balancing those problems out. It's also great for sensitive skin, and I haven't teared up when i used it around my eyes. I use this in the morning and at night after my oil cleanser.
January 27, 2010
Not good for sensitive skin
I had this in SPF55 and it did more harm than good for me. I used it for awhile, mainly because i didn't know what sunscreen to try out and I needed something to protect my sun-sensitive skin. I like that it protects against both UVA and UVB and the high spf. BUT...I broke out in rashes everywhere I applied it. Moreover, I still got sunburned, even after waiting 30 minutes before sun exposure...and I was only in my car for 15 minutes! I took a break from it and tried another sunblock and all my rashes went away. I'm NEVER buying this one again.
December 11, 2009
I actually liked this lip gloss. I do prefer glosses that come with wands, but I liked this so much that I would totally repurchase it. It lasts pretty long through several hours, and it does not dry out my lips. Most of the time i don't really need to apply lip balm underneath it. The only complaint i have is how sticky it is.
November 14, 2009
Removes makeup, but definitely not for dry, sensitive skin
Since I use a waterproof sunscreen, I needed a cleansing oil. I turned to this, expecting no problems. First off, it does a great job removing all the makeup and sunscreen from my face. Of course, I use a gentle cleanser to remove the residue. Everything seemed fine. However, after 2 weeks of using this, i realized that it did not agree well with my combination skin; my forehead, the tip of my nose and the skin above my lips became extremely dry (areas that used to be extremely oily for me). And when I applied moisturizer, my face burned and turned red. I've also realized that this product clogged up my pores. I didnt want to admit that this product was the culprit because it did such a great job removing my makeup, but I'm pretty sure this is not good for my skin. I have not had these problems before using this product. Also, the ingredients include mineral oil and alcohol--two things that definitely don't agree with my skin at all. I definitely don't think it's worth the price. Honestly, I feel the reason why Sephora doesn't market this product is because of its harsh ingredients. My experience with this hasn't been good. Will definitely not repurchase.
November 8, 2009
Creamy and rich, but maybe not for sensitive eyes
I have been using this for about 4 weeks and I am beginning to see results. I wear this every morning and night, and I have noticed that my eyes aren't as puffy anymore and my dark circles aren't as dark as they were before. I don't have fine lines, but I think this is a good preventative product. It is scented, so sensitive skin people, beware. I haven't gotten any reactions on my skin near my eyes, but i find that my eyes tend to tear up and sting a little after application. I have a feeling it has something to do with the fragrance. I like it, but i don't think i'll repurchase it for that reason.
November 8, 2009
Great protection for my face =)
I have post-acne marks and I'm trying everything I can to prevent them from getting darker. This sun cream is really great for protecting my face. I haven't burned from using this, nor have I gotten allergic reactions (which is common for me with different sunscreens). It's waterproof, meaning that it will last longer than most other sunscreens. And surprisingly, I don't look really pale after applying it. It's a little bit on the pricey side, but I love it. There are only two downsides to it, in my opinion. First, it's difficult for me to apply my liquid foundation over it, even when I put primer on. The sunscreen mattifies your skin (which is great since i have an oily t-zone) but using a matte foundation with it makes it really difficult for the foundation to glide on your face. The other downside is that I have to use an oil cleanser to take it off. I don't think this is too bad, considering that I would rather have great protection than skip out on oil cleansing.
November 8, 2009
I picked this up as a deluxe sample and I have been using this for awhile. I have combination skin, so I have problems of having an oily t-zone and having dry, flaky patches on parts of my skin. I really like how this moisturizer balances those problems out. I don't really need to use my blotting papers when I use this, and I have not seen any flakes on my skin either. I think it made my combination skin type turn more normal. My skin also looks glowy when I use this, and I never really wear makeup over it because I feel like there's no need to. Also, I have not experienced and break-outs when using this. I took off one star because of a few disadvantages. For one thing, it is a little difficult for me to apply my foundation over it, even when I wear primer. My foundation doesn't glide well over it like it usually does. I would also prefer to have a higher SPF. I have to wear at least SPF 30, so I apply sunscreen over it. Lastly, the one thing that stands in the way of me purchasing it is the price. It's a great moisturizer, but I would not pay that much money for something that has these drawbacks. Nonetheless, I'll be really sad once my sample runs out =(
November 8, 2009
The perfect moistrurizing, environment-friendly lipstick!
I tend to have dry lips, so I was looking for a lipstick that wouldn't dry them out. While at Sephora, I found this! I bought Natural Pink 13 and it went well with my medium beige skin color. It's very moisturizing and it adds a nice subtle sheen to my lips. The pigmentation is good enough for a hint of color. Unfortunately, it does not last long. But I don't mind reapplying it at all since it makes my lips soft. Perhaps using a lip pencil would work, but I usually don't use one since I haven't had problems with the lipstick featherin. Also, the fact that this product is environmentally friendly and has some SPF makes this lipstick even more awesome! I highly recommend this
May 30, 2009
Pricey, but really great quality!
Nars has been pretty consistent with their eyeshadow quality; the ones I have picked up are very pigmented and the two colors they give in every package are perfectly blendable. Nars also gives you a lot of product (which might be why it's so darn expensive). My favorite duo is Jolie Poupee, which pairs up two shades of purple; this is probably the best purple eyeshadow colors i've ever worn. (All the other purples make my eyes look as if someone punched me in the face.) The only complaint i have is the packaging; i prefer containers that allows you to see the product inside without opening. But this is only a petty detail. I definitely recommend Nars eyeshadows!
April 14, 2009
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